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Senate Bill 0175

Senate Bill 0175

ARCHIVE (2010)

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DIGEST OF SB175 (Updated February 25, 2010 4:40 pm - DI 84)

Various health matters. Prohibits smoking in: (1) public places; (2) enclosed areas of a place of employment; and (3) certain state vehicles. Provides exceptions for certain gaming facilities. Requires the alcohol and tobacco commission to enforce the prohibition. Makes it a Class B infraction to violate the smoking prohibition and a Class A infraction if the person has three unrelated prior offenses. Repeals the current clean indoor air law that prohibits smoking in public buildings. Establishes certain procedures, enforcement actions, and penalties concerning inspections and investigations to determine compliance with public health laws and rules. Changes the date that the state department of health must establish the birth registration system to January 1, 2012. Authorizes a physician last in attendance of a deceased to initiate the document process for the death record. Maintains current system for reporting of stillbirths after changes in the reporting of births and deaths are implemented. Provides that certain health professionals are subject to disciplinary sanctions, instead of a Class B misdemeanor, for failure to comply birth and death reporting requirements. Requires the state department to establish a lead-based paint poisoning prevention program concerning renovations performed for compensation in target housing and child-occupied facilities. Establishes the lead-based paint poisoning prevention program fund. Requires the state department of health to post HIV and communicable disease materials on the department's web site in a format that allows a clerk of a circuit court to print and distribute the materials to marriage license applicants (current law requires the state department of health to distribute the materials) .
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    In Conference Committee
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